Ngā Puna Wai has a small lake at its heart surrounded by native wetland plants. This park is adjacent to the Canterbury Agricultural Park and will be the site of a new sports hub to replace facilities lost at QEII Park and around the city.
Start: The carpark on MacFarlane Ave (inside Canterbury Agricultural Park).
Finish: Same as the starting point.
Distance: 1 km.
Time: 15-20 minutes.
Toilets: Located near the Ngā Puna Wai carpark off Augustine Drive.
Access: Not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers. Some off-road strollers may be fine in dry conditions.
Dogs: Allowed under effective control.
This walk takes you on the outskirts of the native wetland plants around the Nga Puna Wai lake. You can start in either direction. There is a small boardwalk on the western side of the loop.